Visiting our City

Admiral Johns points his sword toward a cannon, with text reading This party starts with a bang
The St. John’s Days festivities begin with a bang when Mayor Danny Breen and the Association for New Canadians fire the Noon Day Gun at Signal Hill National Historic Site on Friday, June 22.
Atlantic String Quartet
The Music @ concert series has expanded in recent years and 2018 will be the biggest season yet, with a planned 24 concerts taking place in seven different locations throughout the city.
close up of a downtown street cleaner in operation
Street cleaning removes dirt and debris from streets, reduces the amount of debris going into storm sewers, and prevents damage to infrastructure.
four sets of snowshoes on feet wearing boots and snowpants
Snow has returned to the city and with it the opportunity for outdoor winter recreation.
ChillFest logo with snowman saying "Events are FREE and for all ages!"
​St. John’s ChillFest is a community-wide celebration of winter, with a variety of indoor and outdoor events and activities taking place Feb. 14-18.

Visiting our City

People looking through the telescope on Signal Hill

Come discover one of the oldest cities in North America. A city unlike any other. Cradled in a harbour carved from 500 million year old rock. Surrounded by hills running down to the ocean. Charming side streets of a thousand colours. Friendly faces to greet you at every turn. Take a truly unforgettable journey to St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. All the information you need to plan your visit is right here.

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A change of Non-Conforming Use Application has been submitted requesting permission to change the occupancy of 21-23 Queen’s Road to Furniture Refinishing & Retail. The store will be located on...
A Discretionary Use Application has been submitted requesting permission to convert a portion of the main floor (35.72m2) at 722 Water Street from Commercial Use into a Dwelling Unit.    Information...
An application has been submitted to rezone land at 132 Ladysmith Drive from the Residential Narrow Lot (RNL) to the Residential Kenmount (RK) Zone. The purpose of the application is to allow for a...

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This summer the City of St. John's is changing traffic circulation at Rawlins Cross on a trial basis. Before the changes are put in place, an information session for the public is planned:...
Between Breaths Written by Robert Chafe Directed by Jillian Keiley Original Music Composed by The Once An Artistic Fraud of Newfoundland production in collaboration with Canada’s...
Folk Night at the Ship Pub   Presented by the Newfoundland and Labrador Folk Arts Society, Folk Night at the Ship is St. John's oldest continually running event (started 1974) and...

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